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Old 10-12-2018, 03:45 PM
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I turned mine off since the very first time i got into the car and it has been off since. Forgot it is even there. If i wanted to save 0.5 mpg, i would just go easy on my gas pedal for 1 minute. It is much easier.
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Very nice...have a B8.5 myself. Course, I have a Jetta too, which is why I clicked here (not upset at all though)

Any plans for it?
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Very nice...have a B8.5 myself. Course, I have a Jetta too, which is why I clicked here (not upset at all though)

Any plans for it?
The only imminent thing is either Audi logo or Audi Sport logo puddle lights
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The only imminent thing is either Audi logo or Audi Sport logo puddle lights
There's so much more than just puddle lights...


But, truth be told though- I went with the S4 logo...liked these the best. I will tell you, buy extras - your drivers side door will start to fade and get a halo around 6-9 months. For the most part, the rest of them will last...just the drivers side.


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Originally Posted by kurtatx View Post
The only imminent thing is either Audi logo or Audi Sport logo puddle lights
You can get either the Audi or quattro logos for cars now...? I think I have the Audi logo puddles for the S5.
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You can get either the Audi or quattro logos for cars now...? I think I have the Audi logo puddles for the S5.
They make a bunch but the only official Audi ones are like $200 for a set.

I might just go OEM rings .
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They make a bunch but the only official Audi ones are like $200 for a set.

I might just go OEM rings .
Ah okay. I think mine were toss-ins as part of the negotiations.
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My stealership is running a special on black rings front and rear... only $299 installed.

My feeling on the puddle lights is I want them to light up puddles.
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My stealership is running a special on black rings front and rear... only $299 installed.

My feeling on the puddle lights is I want them to light up puddles.
Yeah. Honestly, you can find them for about $130 and they only take a small flat head screwdriver to install, but you're right. I'm really in no hurry to get them.
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Pulled some rockstar143 type shit.
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My friend at BMW gave me 2 sets of those and i gave them back to him. It is just too much of a show off to me. That is just me.
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I’m not much of a fan of them either. Sometimes I want to get in my car and take off with out alerting everyone around. So much for being low key, in that regard

I mean, if they were already on the car, all good. But to spend that much for them, otherwise... ehhhhh...
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These are 14 bucks on ebay...why pay any more?

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These are 14 bucks on ebay...why pay any more?
I'm quoting this mostly because the dog in your picture is beautiful
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Wow Kurt...
you rock, man.

Thanks Kev.

Nice choice...
S4 Manny is still on my radar for the future. Great all around car.
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I'm quoting this mostly because the dog in your picture is beautiful
Thanks...my white shepherd looks even better (but that's the wife's dog). I'll need to post some pics in the pets thread.
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So ...........................


Tuned yet?
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Are we gonna start that? then we gotta start with Tintz -> Lowered first
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So I’ve been thinking about my own S4 aspirations. I’m now actively on the hunt. Nothing that meets my criteria, Canada wide though. I know it will take some time for something to pop up.

But... given that I’m looking for a 2016, it will still have warranty. I’m hoping in time the last year of the 6MT will hold its value better, so I don’t want to mess with the ECU. I just want to keep it untouched, as far as anyone is concerned.

Now, if I’m not mistaken, we should have JB4 available for our cars, no? It keeps the ECU completely untouched, and is connected after the ECU, if I’m not mistaken. Therefore you can remove it when taking your car to the dealership and it would not trip any ECU codes and void your warranty.... is that something you’d consider, Kurt? It doesn’t give you as much power as say a full APR tune, but, it still bumps it nicely and can accommodate some minor mods, I believe.

Personally, I think that will be the route I take. Still keeps everything appear unmolested.
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ZL1 is the answer Taco.
That car has bigger blind spots than Hellen Keller did
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ZL1 is the answer Taco.
I need something more practical, as it will be my DD. I enjoyed my Z, but it was the furthest thing from being practical. Iíve heard the current gen Camaros are even worse than before, when it comes to room and trunk space.
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I need something more practical, as it will be my DD. I enjoyed my Z, but it was the furthest thing from being practical. Iíve heard the current gen Camaros are even worse than before, when it comes to room and trunk space.
1) Only live once, fuck practical

2) Single man what do you need room for

3) No kids.

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Originally Posted by TacoBello View Post
So I’ve been thinking about my own S4 aspirations. I’m now actively on the hunt. Nothing that meets my criteria, Canada wide though. I know it will take some time for something to pop up.

But... given that I’m looking for a 2016, it will still have warranty. I’m hoping in time the last year of the 6MT will hold its value better, so I don’t want to mess with the ECU. I just want to keep it untouched, as far as anyone is concerned.

Now, if I’m not mistaken, we should have JB4 available for our cars, no? It keeps the ECU completely untouched, and is connected after the ECU, if I’m not mistaken. Therefore you can remove it when taking your car to the dealership and it would not trip any ECU codes and void your warranty.... is that something you’d consider, Kurt? It doesn’t give you as much power as say a full APR tune, but, it still bumps it nicely and can accommodate some minor mods, I believe.

Personally, I think that will be the route I take. Still keeps everything appear unmolested.
You are only 50% correct. It is a plug and play kinda thing and you can remove it when you visit dealership.. but IF you blow up your engine and you want the dealership to fix it under warranty, they will tell you that you had aftermarket tuning software.
Some people say JB4 and others are 100% detectable if the dealer runs a log and some say they never had any issues. So i guess it depends on the dealer, if they want to find it, they will.

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Keep in mind, the OP in that thread money shifted his M3 and the car jumped timing / bent valves. He's already got the odds stacked against him getting a replacement engine, whether if JB4 was detected or not
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Yah, but the fact that the dealer can find out if he had the JB4 before whether he removed it or not is what i am trying to tell Taco.

we know how dealers are, when there is no issue, they will try to act all cool and shit.... when shit goes south, you are on your own.
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That car has bigger blind spots than Hellen Keller did
ffs Kurt.
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1) Only live once, fuck practical

2) Single man what do you need room for

3) No kids.

CTS-V

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Ill watch you buy a CTS-V first, with premium fuel costing $5.67/gal+.

and I got a Poor Tobey. That’s why I need practical.


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You are only 50% correct. It is a plug and play kinda thing and you can remove it when you visit dealership.. but IF you blow up your engine and you want the dealership to fix it under warranty, they will tell you that you had aftermarket tuning software.
Some people say JB4 and others are 100% detectable if the dealer runs a log and some say they never had any issues. So i guess it depends on the dealer, if they want to find it, they will.
shiiiet I thought it was undetectable. At least thatís what I thought I read. I just searched again and youíre right, it seems. Dammit!!
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